At XJTLU you will find an international community of learners in Suzhou, one of China’s most economically dynamic cities, and opportunities found nowhere else on Earth.

Top reasons to study here

  • Our vision is to become a research-led international university in China and a Chinese university recognised internationally for its unique features.
  • You’ll spend of a lot of time on campus and we’ve made every effort to create an inspiring, stimulating environment.
  • Our graduates are a diverse group whose ambitions and aspirations take them all over the world into jobs and further study.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



Founded in 2006, we are the largest international joint venture university in China, a partnership between Xi'an Jiaotong University and the University of Liverpool.


We engage students in every aspect of the learning and teaching experience through an education philosophy that puts students at the centre of university life.

You will be actively engaged in the learning process, working in teams, using the latest classroom technologies and benefitting from early research opportunities. 

Taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of our international staff, you will engage fully in English, the international language of education, science and business.

Our learning and teaching philosophy ensures that our distinctive graduates are well-placed and in demand in the job market and in society as a whole.


We offer an intellectually exciting environment in which to conduct original research, recognising the importance of both fundamental and applied study in generating new knowledge and ways of thinking.

Our research addresses pressing issues currently facing humanity through research in academic departments and key laboratories, complemented by interdisciplinary and applied work through our research institutes.


Our graduates are a diverse group whose ambitions and aspirations take them all over the world into jobs and further study.

Our location in Suzhou Industrial Park, which houses more than 5,000 international enterprises and Fortune 500 companies, means XJTLU students have numerous job opportunities after they graduate.

  • Technology or engineering sectors: 43.73 percent
  • Finance services: 30.74 percent
  • Marketing, consulting, business trade, supply chain management: 13.86 percent
  • Education, health and government: 7.79 percent
  • Communications, tourism, media and other: 3.89 percent


Housing services

The Parfait International Apartment mainly provides accommodation to international students from all over the world. With well-equipped facilities, considerate service, and an international living atmosphere, it also creates a good learning and living environment.

There are two types of apartment available; either four- or six-bedroom, each with ensuite rooms, a shared couch area and kitchen. Bedrooms and the living room have heating. A television is provided in each apartment.

Library services

The library currently holds over 500,000 books, which are added to and updated throughout the year in response to requests from academic departments. It provides 22,000 square metres of space, housing 300 PCs and 2,500 seats for studying, discussion and computer and studio work.

ICT services

Students have access to all of the major IT packages as well as subject-specific software such as Adobe CS6.0 for built environment students, Sage 50 Accounts Professional for accounting students, Altera computer-aided design software for electrical and electronic engineering students, and a whole host of English language learning software.

Medical services

University life can be exciting and yet stressful from time to time. XJTLU has support services in place should you be finding it difficult. The Mental Health and Development Centre is a confidential service that can support you to get the most out of your time at university or if you need to talk to someone about any concerns you have.

Student Life

Campus life

Full of striking, architecturally impressive buildings, our North Campus provides state-of-the art teaching, laboratory, research and support facilities. This includes the award-winning and iconic Central Building, which houses our library.

The campus also has sports facilities, world class-fully equipped science and engineering laboratories, International Business School Suzhou, and design studios, as well as a variety of catering facilities, including Subway, Pacific Coffee Company, and many canteen-style fast-food options.

Landscaped gardens complement pieces of modern art to create a campus environment that has become one of the striking features of Suzhou Industrial Park.

Sports facilities

Students and staff at XJTLU have the opportunity to try a range of sporting activities through our clubs and organisations as well as the sports facilities on offer.

As an XJTLU student, as well as participating in our student sports clubs, you will have the chance to take part in physical education classes, coordinated by our Physical Education Centre.

Currently, 21 sports are offered through PE classes at XJTLU, including badminton, basketball, belly dancing, billiards, boxing, bridge, Chinese martial arts, football, free combat, body building, golf, popping, roller-skating, sport dancing, table tennis, taekwondo, tai chi, tai chi sword, tennis, Ultimate Frisbee and yoga.

Student clubs

Student clubs and organisations play an important role at XJTLU and we have more than 120 organisations centred on art, sports, entrepreneurship, social service, academia and science to name but a few. 

We host a Model United Nations, while the Student Union plays an active role in shaping campus life and academic experiences. We also have an arts centre that gives students the opportunity to get involved in a range of creative activities.

Our campus even has its very own student enterprise park where you can try developing a new product of starting your own business.


Our business school is the youngest ever to earn AACSB International accreditation and we were the first in China to gain unconditional Part 1 accreditation from RIBA for our architecture degree. We also have accreditation from the JBM for our civil engineering programmes and the IET for our electrical and electronic engineering degrees.